Weighted Neck Flexion

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Weighted Neck Flexion

Instructions

Preparation

Place folded towel on weight plate. Lie supine perpendicular on bench with low back and hips extending off and feet on floor. Place weight and towel on forehead. Place plates on forehead with towel placed in between for comfort.

Execution

Move head up by flexing neck until chin touches upper chest. Return by hyperextending neck and repeat.

Comments

Balance weight on back of head with both hands throughout movement.Weight plate(s) can be tilted slightly to higher point on head to keep resistance slightly more consistent throughout movement. Tilt weight forward slightly at bottom and back slightly at top. Also see Weighted Lying Neck Flexion lying on bench longwise.

Classification

 Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

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Target

Synergists

  • None

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